AJW’s Taproom

World’s End 100k: My First DNF
World’s End 100k: My First DNF
on June 11, 2021
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AJW writes about his first DNF in a long ultrarunning career.


Trail Love Letter: The Western States Trail From Last Chance to Michigan Bluff
Trail Love Letter: The Western States Trail From Last Chance to Michigan Bluff
on June 4, 2021
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AJW’s love letter to the Western States Trail between Last Chance and Michigan Bluff.


When Dangerous Weather Hits
When Dangerous Weather Hits
on May 28, 2021
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AJW reflects on dangerous weather conditions he’s previously experienced while running ultramarathons.


Forty-One Years at the American River 50 Mile: The Longevity of Tim Twietmeyer
Forty-One Years at the American River 50 Mile: The Longevity of Tim Twietmeyer
on May 14, 2021
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A picture of longevity, American ultrarunning icon Tim Twietmeyer has run the American River 50 Mile 41 times.


Trail Love Letter: The Duncan Ridge Trail
Trail Love Letter: The Duncan Ridge Trail
on May 7, 2021
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AJW’s love letter to Georgia’s rugged and difficult Duncan Ridge Trail.


Fatigue Resistance and Ultrarunning
Fatigue Resistance and Ultrarunning
on April 30, 2021
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AJW writes about the emergent scientific idea that endurance-athlete performance is linked with high fatigue resistance.


Running Without a Watch
Running Without a Watch
on April 23, 2021
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An essay about the benefits of running without a watch.


Returning the Favor Two Decades Later
Returning the Favor Two Decades Later
on April 9, 2021
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After being crewed by his son Logan many times over the years, AJW writes about crewing him.


Trail Love Letter: The Continental Divide Trail Between Bannock Pass and Janke Lake
Trail Love Letter: The Continental Divide Trail Between Bannock Pass and Janke Lake
on April 2, 2021
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AJW’s love letter to the Continental Divide Trail between Bannock Pass and Janke Lake in Idaho.


The Western States 100 Becomes the Western States 200
The Western States 100 Becomes the Western States 200
on April 1, 2021
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The Western States 100 announces it will becomes the Western States 200 in 2022.